Whoseday Book

Dublin Core

Title

Whoseday Book

Subject

The 'Whoseday Book' project 1999/2000.

Description

Items relating to the development and launch of the 'Whoseday Book', a diary containing daily contributions by artists and people of note from around Ireland. The book was produced by The Irish Hospice Foundation to mark the Millennium in 2000.

Creator

The Irish Hospice Foundation.

Publisher

The Irish Hospice Foundation.

Date

1999

Contributor

The Irish Hospice Foundation.
Various artists.

Rights

Irish Hospice Foundation

Relation

Fundraising Collection

Language

English.

Items in the Whoseday Book Collection

Images from RDS Whoseday Book signing.
Photographs of volunteers at the book signing.

Fax from Mary Redmond to Marie Donnelly discussing the Whoseday Book launch.
A handwritten fax from Mary Redmond to Marie Donnelly discussing the success of the Whoseday Book launch and fundraising efforts in both Ireland and America.

Letter of thanks from Claire Goddard to John Waters for his contribution to the Whoseday book.
A typed letter of thanks from Claire Goddard to John Waters for his contribution to the Whoseday book, with handwritten marginalia addressed to Eileen Pearson.

Postcard and envelope from Christy Moore to Eileen Pearson
A postcard from Christy Moore to Eileen Pearson agreeing to attend the Whoseday Book signing.

The National Library of Ireland, Collection List No. 99: The Whoseday Book: the Archive.
A document discussing the listing of the Whoseday Book in the National library of Ireland.

Dr James Mc Daid TD signs the 'Whoseday Book' at RDS signing September 1999
Photograph of TD Dr James Mc Daid then minister for Minister for Tourism, Sport and Recreation signing the 'Whoseday Book' at a mass signing in the RDS on September 26th 1999

Colm Toibin signs the Whoseday Book at the RDS signing September 26 1999
Photograph showing Eileen Pearson (seated left) with Colm Toibin as he signs his diary page entry of the 'Whoseday Book' at the mass signing in the RDS on September 26 1999

Valuation of 'Whoseday Book' archive from Mealy's fine art and rare book auctioneers dated 14th March 2000
Document outlining the detailed valuation of the 'Whoseday Book' archive obtained from Mealy's fine art and rare book auctioneers Kilkenny in dated March 14.2000. The valuation highlights the unique nature of the archive and values it at £550,000

Valuation of 'Whoseday Book' archive obtained from De Burca Rare Books dated February 18th 2000
An image of the valuation of the 'Whoseday Book' archive collection obtained from De Burca Rare Books dated February 18, 2000. The valuation estimates the collection at a value of £500,000

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